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Statement before EEOC on Employment Criminal Background Checks and Best Practice (National Employment Law Project)

  • Organization: National Employment Law Project
  • Author: Laura Moskowitz
  • Date Created: Monday, December 29, 2008
  • Submitted: Monday, December 29, 2008
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Statement by Laura Moskowitz of National Employment Law Project's Second Chance Labor Project before EEOC discussing the current landscape of criminal background checks best practices in terms of employer consideration of arrest and conviction histories, and how the Commission could provide more guidance to employers in these areas. Statement also covers the Ban the Box movement where public employers are leading the way toward less discriminatory hiring policies.

Click here to also read the statement by Janet Ginzberg from Community Legal Services on the impact of teh EL v. SEPTA decision and its racially disparate impact.

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